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N.S. judge says complaint about pressure to share vaccine status improperly dismissed – Halifax

By The Staff The Canadian Press Posted June 7, 2024 8:44 am 1 min read Descrease article font size Increase article font size A Nova Scotia provincial court judge who says her rights were violated when her employer asked for her vaccine status wants her complaint against the court’s former …

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Ontario prepares for solar eclipse to put pressure on electricity grid

Energy officials in Ontario are preparing for Monday’s historic total and partial eclipse to hurt output from its solar panels, with other sources of electricity on standby. The Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO), which runs Ontario’s energy grid, said solar energy output could drop by as much as 1,800 megawatts …

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B.C. weather: More daily records tumble under ridge of high pressure

Descrease article font size Increase article font size More weather records tumbled across British Columbia on Tuesday. In all, 10 communities set new daily temperature records, with one tying its record, as an ongoing ridge of high pressure continued to push mercury levels well above seasonal values. Lytton was the …

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‘Enormous pressure’ expected in Ontario home care due to high growth of senior population

Ontario will need close to another 7,000 health specialists to accommodate an aging population likely to seek more home care over the next five years, according to researchers. A McMaster University team that co-produced a study for Home Care Ontario is predicting “dire consequences” with the province’s senior population amid …

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Insignia pressure cookers recalled in Canada due to potential burn hazard – National

Descrease article font size Increase article font size Thousands of Insignia pressure cookers are being recalled in Canada due to the potential to cause burns to their users. Health Canada said in a statement Thursday it was notified of the recall for two pressure cooker models from the company — …

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Pressure continues to mount on Mendicino over Bernardo transfer briefings – National

Pressure continued to mount on Public Safety Minister Marco Mendicino Thursday over what he knew about Paul Bernardo’s prison transfer last month. Mendicino faced resignation calls from Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre Wednesday after the Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) revealed it alerted the minister’s office months before the notorious rapist …

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Growing dog populations an issue in some Ontario remote communities, shelters under pressure

Phoebe Sutherland rushed last week to capture a stray dog that nipped an elder in her community of Moose Cree First Nation. It was the latest instance of issues springing from a growing population of dogs on the island at the southern tip of James Bay after veterinary services that …

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Extreme winter weather, addictions, homelessness adding pressure to front-line resources: WFPS – Winnipeg

Steven Antle slides and steps his way down uneven terrain into a riverside homeless encampment, his boots crunching their way through the snow. “Good morning, sir. How we doing?” he calls out. It’s so cold Antle’s breath hangs in the air. The site sits largely empty, aside from two men …

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Toronto mayor to ramp up pressure for mental health supports after TTC killing

In the wake of last Friday’s deadly stabbing, which took the life of 31-year-old Vanessa Kurpiewaska, Toronto’s mayor has been making increasingly public calls on the federal and provincial governments to invest more in mental health and addiction supports for both those suffering and people concerned about public safety. Standing …

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Ornge sees rise in child patient transfers as pediatric hospitals under pressure

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted November 29, 2022 3:54 pm Descrease article font size Increase article font size Ontario’s air ambulance service says it’s seeing an increase in the number of children it transports, with a higher number of those transfers due to respiratory illnesses. Ornge says that increase …

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